|Russian Newscaster Gives Obama the Bird - MyNews1951|
A Russian newscaster made quite a statement when she flipped off President Barack Obama live on air. Tatyana Limanova, an award-winning journalist from privately-owned Russian television channel REN TV, was reading a segment about the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation conference when she made the offensive symbol - just as she said the U.S. president's name. She was looking down as she spoke about how Russian president Dmitry Medvedev would be assuming the head of the conference as part of the r...
Keywords: Tatyana Limanova; Dmitry Medvedev; Obama; REN TV
|Civil-Military Relations in Medvedev's Russia - Stephen J. Blank|
The best recent scholarship on Russian civil-military relations explicitly addresses this issueâs importance for both domestic and external security. An inquiry into the present state of those relations under conditions of defense reform and the current international situation is of immense analytical and policy relevance for both domestic and external security in Russia. While the Russian regime is serious about military reform, it is encountering severe objections from the uniformed military,...
Keywords: Russia; civil-military relations; Russian military; Medvedev; Dmitry Medvedev; National Security; military strategy; strategic studies; U.S. policy; Stephen J. Blank
|Medvedev's Plan: Giving Russia a Voice but not a Veto in a New European Security System - Richard J. Krickus|
The author addresses the question of how to give Russia a voice but not a veto in a new European security system and provides some provocative recommendations. Most specifically, he proposes that the time has come to provide Russia with a NATO Membership Action Plan (MAP) and agrees that those who argue against it remain mired in a Cold War mindset that is out of sync with todayâs strategic realities...
Keywords: SSI; Dmitry Medvedev; Vladimir Putin; Russia; Europe; NATO; MAP; European security; strategic studies; defense policy; U.S. Army War College; Richard J. Krickus
|OWS vs Russian protests - RTAmerica|
Thousands of Russians have taken to the streets of Moscow to protest results of the recent Parliamentary election. News sources are reporting liberals and nationalists have joined forces to cause real change in Russia. Now American mainstream media is comparing the Russian protest to the Occupy Wall Street movement. Lucy Kafanov, RT producer, compares the two campaigns. Follow Kristine on Twitter at twitter.comcc
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|[March 03 2008] Travus T. Hipp Morning News & Commentary: Backgrounder - The Colombian Cross-Border Incursion Into Ecuador And Latin America's New Mutual Aid Alliance - Travus T. Hipp - Cabale News Service|
In The News: Results from Russia's weekend election show Putin's former chief aide Dmitry Medvedev will take the reins of the 'Bear'. Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in Iraq on a state visit, and to talk with various factions (A visit to Ayatollah Sistani is scheduled for today).It's the first such visit since the 1980 war to talk trade and mutual security, and no doubt he considers the US a threat to their mutual security...
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|[May 07 2008] Travus T. Hipp Morning News & Commentary: $0.5 Billion Dollars And Counting - The Democratic Presidential Campaign And It's Primaries... Maybe I'm Just Getting Old But I've Seen These Mistakes Before - Travus T. Hipp - Cabale News Service|
In The News: The War - 3500 troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the month with a net gain on the ground of 5000 troops. There will be approximately 140,000 US soldiers in Iraq then, and the mayhem continues from the Green Zone on out into the hinterlands. Details. The military spending bill is introduced with a troop withdrawal condition and a number of earmarks for domestic spending. Just call it veto bait...
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